Oliver is a Registered Foreign Lawyer at Karas So LLP, on secondment from Mishcon de Reya LLP. He has experience of commercial dispute resolution, investigations, and compliance, and has worked with clients in the telecoms, media, financial services, and natural resources sectors.
He has acted for both claimants and defendants and is familiar with a range of dispute resolution mechanisms. Oliver has represented multi-national companies, shareholders, states, and individuals, has worked on disputes arising from contractual issues, negligence, and fraud.
Representing liquidators of a formerly SGX-listed water treatment company in Singapore court proceedings against the company’s former CEO and auditors, including in respect of alleged misreporting of the company’s financial position.
Representing liquidators of a formerly HKEX-listed food and beverage company in Hong Kong court proceedings against the company’s former auditors.
Represented European telecoms companies defending allegations of anti-competitive conduct in the English High Court (Competition List).
Represented Aquis-listed technology group bringing audit negligence claims against its former auditors in the English High Court (Commercial Division).
Represented Swedish owned publishing house bringing audit negligence claims against its former auditors in the English High Court (Commercial Division).
Represented companies and individuals in jurisdiction challenges in the English High Court.
Represented a Finnish O&M provider in an ICC arbitration relating to a power plant in Pakistan.
Represented a German technology company in a DIFC arbitration arising from a shareholder dispute.
Represented a junior mining company in an ICSID arbitration under the U.S.-Panama Bilateral Investment Treaty arising out of a mineral concession investment in the Republic of Panama.
Represented a NASDAQ-listed company in an ICDR arbitration against Hong Kong-based individuals regarding civil fraud and breach of restrictive employment covenants.
Acted for a number of listed multi-national companies seeking to build and improve compliance frameworks.
- Registered Foreign Lawyer(England & Wales), Karas So LLP, 2023 (on secondment)
- Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP, 2020
- Associate, Winston & Strawn London LLP, 2019
- Trainee Solicitor, Winston & Strawn London LLP, 2017
- BPP, Legal Practice Course, 2016
- University of Law, Chester, Graduate Diploma in Law
- University of Warwick, BA (Hons), History